What Is a Certified Senior Advisor?

If you are reading this, chances are, you are in search of assistance in finding tools, resources, and possibly even a residential care facility for an older loved one. In reviewing our website at Beacon Senior Advisors, it is quite likely that you have stumbled across the fact that Mr. Robert Petroro – who will be providing assistance to you and your loved one – holds the title of Certified Senior Advisor (CSA)®.Certified Senior Advisor

We would like to take a few moments of your time to explain this certification and how it will benefit you on your search for the resources and care that you are seeking for your elder loved one.

The Certification

The Certified Senior Advisor (CSA)® is a special certification – and the leading one -for individuals who work professionally in providing services to older adults.

In order to obtain the certification, the professional must pass an examination and display that they will uphold the absolute highest of ethical standards in protecting and benefiting the overall health and the general welfare of older adults.

These professionals have exhibited advanced levels of knowledge in the various processes that are associated with the aging process.

The Qualifications Required

There are several qualifications that must be met in order for a processional to obtain the Certified Senior Advisor (CSA)® certification. The following outlines these:

  • First, a candidate profile of information must be completed.
  • A specially-designed disclosure questionnaire must be completed.
  • The highly rigorous CSA exam must be completed in a satisfactory manner.
  • The individual must undergo a thorough criminal background check.
  • An ethics examination that covers the rules, the responsibilities, and the role must be successfully completed.
  • The application for the certification must be completed and signed.
  • The applicant must agree to the terms associated with the certification, as well as the requirements to maintain the certification.
  • Finally, the professional must agree to all aspects of the Code of Professional Responsibility for Certified Senior Advisors.

Why You Need to Work with a Certified Senior Advisor

Professionals that are designated as Certified Senior Advisors know and understand the various factors that aid in shaping the lives of the seniors that they work with and how those factors interact with one another.

Examples include social concerns, finances, and the mental and physical health of an older adult. They are capable of providing professional-based recommendations and providing referrals that will provide solutions for older adults and their families.

We Can Help

We here at Beacon Senior Advisors will develop a partnership with you and the older loved one that you require assistance with to determine what tools, resources, and care are best for that individual. We understand the needs of older adults and know exactly how to address those needs.

Our approach is called “The ABCs of Senior Care”. We ask questions, build relationships, and exhibit the highest level of care and compassion while providing detailed communication. Best of all, our service is absolutely free and designed to put your loved one and their needs first. If you would like to learn more, contact us today by calling: 973-713-0096

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